MARRY ME SNACK MIX

When it comes to entertaining, it’s hard to beat a snack mx. Whether you go the sweet or the savory route, a bowl full of crunchy finger food will not let you down. They’re easy to whip up ahead of time and no problem to transport. I’ve made quite a few variations over the years,

When it comes to entertaining, it’s hard to beat a snack mx. Whether you go the sweet or the savory route, a bowl full of crunchy finger food will not let you down. They’re easy to whip up ahead of time and no problem to transport. I’ve made quite a few variations over the years, but this Marry Me Snack Mix will always stand out as a favorite.

As the name suggests, it’s tasty enough that it just might lead to marriage proposals! The base of light colored cereals and coconut flakes keeps the final result white in color making it a great choice for bridal showers and other wedding events. You could even add in some white shimmery sprinkles if you really wanted to dress it up.

Allow the mix to fully cool before storing it in an airtight container to ensure it stays nice and crunchy. Whether you’re hosting a party or just need a sweet little snack, you can’t go wrong with this Marry Me Snack Mix. Give the recipe a try and it’s sure to earn a spot in your favorites folder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups rice krispies cereal
  • 1 cup sliver almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
PREPARATION
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then set aside.
  2. Pour both cereals, sliced almonds, and shredded coconut to a large bowl (work in two batches if you don’t have a bowl large enough). Pour both cereals, sliced almonds, and shredded coconut to a large bowl (work in two batches if you don’t have a bowl large enough).
  3. In a small saucepan, add butter, sugar, and corn syrup and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Continue simmering for 1 minute then remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Mixture will fizz and expand in size.
  4. Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Spread mix out on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, toss mix then bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Allow mix to cool then break into bite-sized pieces.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

 

 

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